terje paulsen is a sound-artist from Kristiansand, Norway, working with simple instruments and equipment, sometimes self made, sounds from found objects and fieldrecordings from his local enviroment. He likes the sounds to be hand made and does not use a laptop. "twenty feet for buddha" is a contemplative, subtle piece with a duration of about twenty minutes. terje made this track with some treated fieldrecordings and buddha-machines. It starts very quiet with some light drones,... Topics: terje paulsen, ambient, experimental, soundscape
I like to think about the tracks as codes - down to the bone. It is also a study of fragments from my 4 string bassguitar. Behind the codes, there are no special philosophical ideas other than that i wanted to work with as little sound as possible, hopefully function in an encoded landscape. If it is grey (as the cover) then, there are gradations; enough to give it life / beauty. Terje Paulsen ( 2 reviews ) Topics: minimalism, microsound, experimental
recorded @ terje's home [sound atelier] january - february 2009. track 1. german presence. soundsources: bowed, transistor radio and picked cymbal. bowed, e-bowed and picked three stringed acoustic guitar. both instruments are contactmik'ed. recorded and edited in audacity. track 2. a posteriori. soundsources: a broken record player from the 1960's. a handpicked cone. both objects recorded into a zoom handy h4 recorder and edited in audacity. terje paulsen mainly use found objects and cheap /... Topic: electroacoustic
FOR ALMAR || 02 is made only with an acoustic 6-string guitar, recorded with the cheapest Creative PC microphone into the free downloadable Audacity, and edited there. "Almar" is a short film made by Dan Korneli 2006. The film is based on a play where Nils Drivdal plays the leading role. Almar is living in a cardboard box. All alone. Almar is beautiful boy. This is a sad & scary story. This is my soundtrack meant For Almar. Thanks to Dan & Nils. terje paulsen 2007... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: electroacoustic, soundtrack Source: Clinical Archives
"It's a midwinter day. It's freezing cold, and the snow and ice is creaking and groaning when walking on it. When opening the door to the living room, the heat hits me from the wood-burning stove. I want to freeze this very moment, this "emptiness", and want it to last for long. Because I like it here - just beween the cold and the heat; I find it very abundant..." Processed recordings from inside / outside my house and an old three-stringed folk instrument. Recorded &...